Salary $57,399.56 - $86,707.06 AnnuallyLocation South MinneapolisJob TypeFull-timeDepartmentHuman Services and Public HealthDepartmentHuman Services and Public HealthJob Number23HSPH296KC018
Closing2/21/2023 11:59 PM Central
DescriptionThe Behavioral Health (BH) area of Health and Human Services is seeking two Social Workers to join the Adult Case Management program. These positions utilize person-centered and recovery practices to deliver case management services to adults (18+) who are court ordered to treatment for a serious mental illness and/or substance use disorder. The interdisciplinary teams are designed to promote stability and recovery. Team members work closely with the person to increase access to financial, housing, vocational, and treatment supports while prioritizing the person’s cultural and language needs.Description of specialized case management teams:The CIRT team provides case management services to adults who have been court-ordered for mental health and/or substance use disorder treatment. The team is responsible for assessment, coordination, and referrals to support residents’ access to community-based services that promote health and safety. This team works closely with community hospitals and substance use disorder treatment providers.The HART team provides intensive case management to residents who are involved in both civil and criminal court related a finding of incompetence. Team members work closely with multiple institutions to meet residents’ needs, including state operated facilities. The team helps address system barriers to increase the person’s successful transition to the community, reduce hospitalization, and reduce incarceration.Current Hennepin County employees who refer a candidate hired into an open competitive position may be eligible for a $500 referral bonus. For more information visit employee referral program.Location and hours:These positions are hybrid and will be performed both in person at various locations in the community and remote as job duties require. Work hours are Monday through Friday, with flexible hours between 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. No weekend, overnight, or holiday shifts are required.While these positions are designated as hybrid, based on current requirements hires must reside in Minnesota or Wisconsin. New employees who are hired into remote or hybrid positions between January 2, 2022 to December 31, 2024, will receive $500 toward the cost of establishing consistent internet connectivity, payable upon completion of 6 months of employment.About these position types:These are full-time, benefit-earning positions.These positions are internally classified a Social Worker.Click here to view the job classification specification.In these positions, you will:
Under general supervision, provide adult targeted case management (including assessment, planning, referral linkage, follow up and crisis intervention) to individuals civilly committed due to mental illness or substance use and possibly involved in the criminal justice system.
Meet in-person, via the phone, and virtually to perform culturally responsive clinical assessments of strengths, needs, values, and preferences.
Mutually identify goals and strategies, including the most appropriate service and treatment options for recovery, health, and safety.
Work collaboratively with interdisciplinary team members for consultation, coordination, and coverage.
Manage timelines and tasks related to ongoing service and billing documentation, Functional Assessments, Individual Community Support Plans, obtaining Diagnostic Assessments, Correspondence, Referrals, Court Reports, and recommitment petitions.
Work collaboratively with the hospitals, Prepetition Screening Program, the County Attorney’s office, and civil and criminal courts to facilitate the least restrictive alternative while mitigating the person’s risk to themselves or others.
Refer to and coordinate community services that are preferred and responsive to the social, cultural, emotional, and care needs specific to the person.
Focus on psychiatric and/or addiction care, medication management, housing, vocational development, financial assistance, and other ongoing support needs
Provide in person services to people in a variety of service settings, including their homes, the community, and hospitals.
Need to have:
One of the following:
Licensed as a social worker by the Minnesota Board of Social Work.
Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, sociology, human services, or related field.
A valid driver's license and daily access to reliable transportation to travel primarily within the metro area to meet with persons in their residential settings and/or perform authorized off-site work duties and the ability to obtain a Hennepin County Driver's Permit to provide transportation as needed to essential services.
Nice to have:
Licensed as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) in the State of Minnesota.
Delivering person-centered, trauma-informed care and utilizing motivational interviewing tools and techniques.
Serving people with civil commitment orders.
Conducting clinical assessments.
With discharge planning.
Finding and securing housing and supporting ongoing needs to maintain housing.
Working with medical assistance, waivers, and managed care organizations.
Knowledge of Hennepin community resources and providers
Candidates with fluency in a language in addition to English are encouraged to apply. Bilingual candidates who pass a language assessment may qualify for additional bilingual pay and duties. About the department:Human Services delivers a variety of services to individuals or families that assist with basic needs or encourage client change around specific objectives. We work with individuals as well as systems and communities in order to develop policy and advocate for the people we serve. The people we serve and our communities are connected. By helping one, we help the other. About Hennepin County:Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile.Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more atThe Bridge. Select Guest. Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community.Your future. Made here.This posting may be used to fill current and future vacancies.This position may have access to systems or other documentation that contains HIPAA data.